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To: T-Bird45
. . . practice schedules, workout requirements and coaches' supervision, including approval of living arrangements, registration of automobiles, control of the use of social media (a player must be connected to a coach), dress codes, restrictions on off-campus travel and demanding study schedules . . .

1. Each student athlete knows what they're getting into and do so voluntarily.
2. It's a small price to pay for the privilege of playing college sports and getting a college education.
3. The best college sports programs are more than just playing sports - they're about building character into men and women - thus the necessity of the control.
4. Even though football (and college sports in general) bring in a lot of money, very few college sports programs are self-sufficient. This ruling will mean that none will be, so game tickets and tuition will have to increase.
5. I don't see any way this can be good for college sports.

12 posted on 03/27/2014 7:17:26 AM PDT by jda ("Righteousness exalts a nation . . .")
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To: jda

Too b ad pro teams don’t oversee their players better and cut out the hoodrat behavior and such. If they did I might still watch them.


34 posted on 03/27/2014 8:43:48 AM PDT by Resolute Conservative
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